Praxis

Direction
Year
2011
Country
  • Portugal
Duration
29min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Doclisboa 2011 - Doclisboa and ISCTE-IUL Award for Best Short Film of the Portuguese Competition


Year after year, students from across the country subject themselves to initiation rites when they start college. Hazings, organized by older students, take place throughout the whole first year. Based upon ancient traditions and following a rigid hierarchy, hazings have thrived once again in the last decade. They gather more and more supporters, thrilled with its explicit sexual language, power games and different levels of humiliation.

Details

  • Original title
    Praxis
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Carlos Isaac
  • Editing
    Bruno Moraes Cabral
  • Sound
    Bruno Moraes Cabral
  • Duration
    29 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production

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